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but could amanda knox go back to prison for her roommate's death? senior cnn international reporter ben wedeman has more on the case. >> reporter: an emotional amanda knox is led from an italian courtroom after learning she was free at last. the murder conviction against her and her former boyfriend overturned on appeal. that was october 2011. they had spent four years in prison for the 2007 sexual assault and murder of her roommate, british exchange student meredith kircher. it was a tabloid case that riveted the media, attracting an army of journalists to the medieval town of perugia where knox and kircher were studying italian language and culture. knox's tearful return to her family home in seattle, washington, seemed like the end of her ordeal, but it may not have been the end after all. the prosecution is demanding a retrial and will appeal the conviction before the italian supreme court in rome. the wheels of italian justice, however, grind slowly. if the acquittal is overturned, the case could go back to an appellate court. if that happens, knox might have to return to italy. if
the acquittals of knox and her boyfriend. they were cleared of the murder of meredith kercher back in 2011. nbc's duncan gulstani has more from england. >> reporter: tomorrow amanda knox will find out if she must once again sit in an italian courtroom, or whether her long-running case is closed for good. it's more than a year and a half since the 25-year-old was able to return home a free woman. >> i'm really overwhelmed right now. >> reporter: after four years in prison, she and boyfriend raffaele sollecito had their convictions overturned. but now italy's highest court is set to decide if their acquittal should be rejected. prosecutors in the italian town of perugia wants a whole new trial. >> the prosecutors obviously are upset with the acquittal, and they're going to the supreme court to have it reviewed to say that the appellate court got it wrong, and that the guilty charge in the trial court was correct and that should stand. >> reporter: knox was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering meredith kercher at the hillside villa the two women shared. prosecutors claimed knox and solle
new trial for amanda knox in italy? >>> plus, 14 people spanning four states, could it be you? good morning. i'm alex witt. thank you for joining us on this sunday. michael bloomberg squaring off with wayne lapierre on "meet the press". >> i think when you have members that say they think we should have reasonable checks before people are allowed to buy guns, they all support the second amendment as though i do, but there are an awful lot of people that think this is one of the great issues of our times. we have to stop -- >> you just heard mayor bloomberg but he's going to find out this is a country of the people, by the people, and for the people and he can't spend enough of his $27 billion to try to impose his will on the american public. they don't want him in their restaurants, at their home, telling them what food to eat, sure don't want to tell them what self-defense firearms to own. >> mayor bloomberg promotes gun control that include as $12 million tv ad campaigning the mayors against illegal guns. here's part of their new ad. >> i've owned a gun all my life and i'll fight
criminal court is hearing arguments from prosecutors who are appealing the acquittal of amanda knox in the murder of her roommate. prosecutors say the 2011 acquittals of knox and her italian ex-boyfriend in the murder of british student meredith kercher should be thrown out and a new trial ordered. in the first trial, knox and raffaele sollecito were convicted of the 2007 murder of kercher and given long prison sentences. they were acquitted on appeal and knox returned to the u-s the court could issue its ruling on the appeal later today. >> a 7-year-old oakland boy drowned in a backyard pool in fairfield saturday. the boy was found floating face down in the pool at the house belonging to family friends. his parents were not there at the time of the incident. an adult who lived at the house found the boy and called police. dispatchers talked the adult through c-p-r until emergency crews arrived. the boy was taken to northbay medical center in fairfield, where he was pronounced dead. the incident is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. family and friends gathered over
we'll be with you i'm sure very soon. >>> a big court decision for amanda knox tops our stories. the supreme court will decide within hours if knox and her boyfriend should be retried for killing her roommate, meredith kirnlger. they were convicted but the court overturned it four years later. if the court upholds the acquittal, it will bring closure for amanda knox. >>> and kevin orr because poipd by michigan's governor to turn it around. he said he wants to work with the city council and the mayor but opponents are gearing up to protest his appointment. >>> and it is a $338 million mystery. new jersey lottery officials announced faye the winner of one of the largest powerball drawings in history has yet to come forward. the lucky winner stands to net $220 million. that's a lump sum payment. wow! >>> coming up, our "news nation's" gut check. and a female employee who was fired for tweeting about some sexual comments directed at her during a conference. she got fired. what happened to the guy? >>> plus, easter is just a week away. we're still dealing with the winter that will no
to put her life back together after her murder conviction was overturned. now amanda knox could be forced to return to italy and face the >>> and if saying i'm sorry could heal the world, then cbs is on the right track. the amazing race stirs up an amazing mess using a war memorial for a prop. we have the apology. you're live in the cnn newsroom. good morning from washington. thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we begin with the wintry mess scoffing at the calendar. it's officially spring, but try telling that to millions of americans in the midwest and mid-atlantic states. >> my car was completely sideways coming up the hill. and so thank god i managed to get right here in the center and i've been here about 45 minutes waiting on a tow truck. >> i can relate this morning. up to 7 inches from st. louis to pittsburgh and some areas will be buried under a foot of snow. it's not just snow that made for a wild weekend, though. take a look at that, that's hail blanketing the ground. much of the eastern half of the country has seen any combination of high winds, thunderstor
>>> to stories making news in the week ahead. another potential legal hurdle for amanda knox. the seattle college student who spent four years in an italian jail for the killing of her roommate. her murder conviction was overturned last year. on monday italy's supreme court could rule on the prosecution's appeal of knox's acquittal. also monday, the mediterranean country of cypress face as deadline to avoid a banking collapse that could impact other world economies. right now the european union chief is trying to get a last-minute deal together. >>> on tuesday and wednesday the u.s. supreme court will hold hearings on same-sex marriage challenges. proposition 8 and the defense of marriage act. people are already camping out mere the supreme court in washington to get in to the hearings. on thursday, we will find out which cars get a world car award. winner in power categories announced at the new york international auto show. shout-outs go to best all-around, best performance, green cars, and best design. that's going to do it for me. see you throughout the week p much more s
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out to the poor, hungry and forgotten. >>> and more legal troubles for amanda knox. 's in 2001, saying she was not guilty of murdering her roommate. now considering throwing out the acquittal. announcing the decision tomorrow. >>> and someone in the garden state is really, really rich. $338 million rich in fact. no one has come forward to claim the prize. we know last night's winning powerball ticket was sold in new jersey. >>> same-sex marriage taking center stage in the coming days. the supreme court will take up two historic cases this weani s. president obama supporting same-sex marriage issued a brief with the court calling doma constitutional. >> it's not their rule to decide what's constitutional. doma was a law passed by the house and senate and signed into law by president clinton. and in our system of government, the administration doesn't get to decide what's constitutional. the supreme court does. >> and it will. starting tuesday. a constitutional law expert, nyu, and the president of founder of freedom and the right leaning heritage foundation. thank you to all of you for
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